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Jawed Naqvi

Parched before the arriving rains

Parched before the arriving rains

T.S. Eliot and Arundhati Roy gave us two months of the calendar year — April and May — to ponder. Published May 23, 2017 01:13am
The complexion of a new culture

The complexion of a new culture

How was Tulsidas to ever know that one day avid champions of Rama would have a foolish complex about being dark-skinned? Updated May 16, 2017 09:54am
Televised myth of a Modi wave

Televised myth of a Modi wave

Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani had described the spine of the Indian media aptly. “Indira Gandhi had asked them to bend. Published May 02, 2017 03:25am
As Faiz would exhort his friends

As Faiz would exhort his friends

Having diagnosed the ailment, the Indian opposition needs to get down to the business at hand. Published Apr 25, 2017 06:59am
The anomalous rise of Mr Kejriwal

The anomalous rise of Mr Kejriwal

Unlike the flashy Trump, Kejriwal is a middle-class family man, happy with his vegetarian meal and cough syrup. Published Apr 18, 2017 01:38am
Will the real Rahul stand up?

Will the real Rahul stand up?

Hindutva is not about banning beef and targeting ‘love jihad’. It is more insidious than that. Updated Apr 11, 2017 11:07am
Wading forward into the past

Wading forward into the past

We have chosen to accept the route, willy-nilly, of vigilante squads and Hindutva zealots swarming through Nehru’s India Published Apr 04, 2017 04:16am
Saffron storm, hard cash

Saffron storm, hard cash

If religious fascism is staring down India’s throat, there’s someone financing it. Updated Mar 28, 2017 08:04am
Were there EVMs in the 1930s?

Were there EVMs in the 1930s?

Electronic voting machines, like all other machines, are prone to errors and malfunctioning. Published Mar 21, 2017 06:41am